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85 Free Stock Photography Sites That Don't Suck

Posted by Ngan Ton on Jul 6, 2018 10:49:03 AM
**Update**
It's come to our attention that several sites listed here no longer exist. We've removed any non-working links and added a few new favorites. Check it out!
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How do you find images for your content (blogs, social media, ebooks, ads, etc.)? Do you run a quick Google image search, click "save image as", and then recycle the pictures in your own content?

Stop!

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Topics: Design, Tips and Tactics

How to Sell More Online This Father’s Day

Posted by Ngan Ton on May 21, 2018 8:00:00 AM

When it comes to revenue, Father’s Day lags behind Mother’s Day. One reason for the difference may be that Father’s Day shares the limelight with graduation celebrations that also occur in the month of June, causing many to split their gift budgets between dads and grads. Mother’s Day, on the other hand, is celebrated with little competition in the month of May.

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Topics: Design, Tips and Tactics, Inspiration, Holidays

How to Not Go To Trademark Jail and Still Become Rich

Posted by Ronnie McKenzie on Mar 20, 2018 8:30:00 AM

I’ve been there. After an incredibly tough year, I was forced to start in the following January of 2014, debt up to my eyeballs, credit cards maxed out, debt collectors and suppliers on the phone constantly harassing me - and rightfully so...

I owed them the better part of $120,000 and I was scrambling for ideas on how I could quickly pay everyone back. Sleep was difficult at best. The last thing I wanted was to go bankrupt, and I sure as hell didn’t want to go to jail for insolvent trading. These thoughts constantly clouded my mind, and I was often waking up to them at 3am in the morning.

Going bankrupt was always an option but it personally felt like quitting, and no entrepreneur worth their salt quits, certainly not the successful ones. So I kept going, fielding those calls and reassuring those whom I owed money to that I would soon pay them back, with interest. Hustling was my only option– getting in before the sun rose and not going to bed until the early hours of the morning became the norm.

According to one of the many quotes I’d mentally archived, “Opportunity and luck comes to those who work for it.” This was the motivation that kept me showing up.

If you want to know who I am, you can check out an article I wrote on my blog at Storehacks.com. I’ve been lucky enough to have sold millions of dollars of products over the past few years and met some incredible people, like the guys and girls at GearLaunch.com.

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Topics: Design, Tips and Tactics, Inspiration

The Perfect Ecommerce Email Layout

Posted by Ngan Ton on Aug 18, 2017 11:16:46 AM

Knowing what emails to send is great, but it’s in vain if they sit unopened. Use the pointers below to spruce up the most critical part of your email marketing – the email itself.

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Topics: Guides, Design

An Easy Guide to Hiring the Best Freelance T-shirt Designers

Posted by Ngan Ton on May 17, 2017 9:12:00 PM

Whether your in-house talent is way too busy or suffering from a case of designer's block, enlisting the help of top-notch freelancers can turn your store's offerings from drab to fab and ultimately drive more sales.

Finding such prolific talent may seem like a daunting task, but we're here to help break it down to just a few basic steps. This is your easy guide to hiring the best freelance designers.

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Topics: Guides, Design

3 Tips to Successfully Design on GearLaunch

Posted by GearLaunch on Nov 11, 2015 11:41:00 PM
Sometimes designs on a computer screen vary from when they're printed on a t-shirt. To make sure we're all on the same page, here are 3 tips to successfully design on GearLaunch.
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Topics: Insider, Guides, Design

10 Easy Steps to Design the Perfect T-Shirt

Posted by GearLaunch on May 20, 2015 6:42:00 PM

Coming up with the perfect t-shirt design is guaranteed to maximize your profit as a seller on GearLaunch. First, it's important to think about who you're selling to—what are their traits, likes, or interests? Once you've familiarized yourself with your target market, it's time to start designing. You should aim to develop your own signature style, but always remember to keep it simple!

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Topics: Guides, Design

4 Copyright and Trademark Guidelines For Your T-Shirt Business

Posted by GearLaunch on Apr 14, 2015 3:48:00 PM
Disclaimer: Although we are knowledgeable on certain legal aspects of a t-shirt business, we are not lawyers. This information is intended to inform and keep you aware of general guidelines. If you have any additional questions, we recommend doing additional research on your specific concerns, or consulting a lawyer for more information.
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Topics: Guides, Design

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